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18 Dec 2014

IOSH welcomes plans for human rights benchmark

Business Minister Jo Swinson

Plans to help investors and regulators spot firms that are abusing human rights were welcomed today by a leading occupational safety and health body. more

18 Dec 2014

Need for controls highlighted by 'doors to nowhere' incidents

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Two high-profile cases in which people fell from height after walking through doorways could act as a reminder of the need for precautions to be in place, according to a world lead... more

17 Dec 2014

Views sought for Working Time Directive consultation

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Safety and health professionals can have their say on the future of the European Working Time Directive. more

16 Dec 2014

Health and safety group working with IOSH gets award at House of Lords

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A health and safety group which has run events in conjunction with IOSH for 25 years is to pick up an award for its work. more

11 Dec 2014

Research highlights need to combat dust risk in construction industry

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Workers believe the construction industry needs to do more to face up to the challenge that dust created on the job poses to employees’ health, according to research. more

03 Dec 2014

Have your say on sentencing guidelines for health and safety offences

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Safety and health practitioners are being urged to give their feedback on proposals to introduce new sentencing guidelines for health and safety offences. more

01 Dec 2014

IOSH impressed with health and safety record at giant new offshore wind farm

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Energy giants RWE proudly showed off its latest offshore wind farm to the world’s leading professional health and safety body. more

04 Dec 2014

New Irish branch aims to boost IOSH's standing

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A new branch of the world’s largest safety and health organisation has been launched in Ireland. more

01 Dec 2014

Public safety and worker health highlighted at Rail Industry Conference

Martin Leeks

Ensuring public safety and improving the wellbeing of workers was the focus of IOSH’s tenth annual Rail Industry Conference. more

26 Nov 2014

IOSH advises education leaders on taking care of health and safety


Education leaders have been given tips on the best ways of taking care of health and safety in schools. more

25 Nov 2014

IOSH to share expertise at major Indian safety conference

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The world’s largest safety and health organisation is to speak about its work at a major conference in India. more

24 Nov 2014

Scottish companies signing up to aid mental wellbeing of staff

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An initiative designed to better protect the mental health of the Scottish workforce has sparked widespread interest from businesses. more

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